27/09/2013 - Participants in the African Development Fund have reaffirmed their commitment to supporting Africa’s continuing process of economic transformation, with a total replenishment amount of $7.3 billion for 2014 to 2016. Millions of Africans stand to benefit from improved energy supply, transport networks, water and sanitation, education and agricultural productivity.
Categories: France, ADF, Structural Transformation, Regional Integration, Quality Assurance & Results, Partnerships, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Food Production, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Climate Change, Economic & Financial Governance, Education, Energy & Power, Environment, Gender, Health, Human Capital Development, Information & Communication Technology, Infrastructure, Private Sector, Transport, Water Supply & Sanitation
26/09/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group met on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 in Tunis and approved US $43.27 million (UA 28.845 million) to finance Sierra Leone’s Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project, which aims to increase access to water and sanitation in the rural areas of the country. The overall goal of the project is to contribute to the Sierra Leone’s Poverty Reduction Strategy Agenda for Prosperity and achievement of the water supply, sanitation and hygiene targets set out in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
Categories: Tunisia, Sierra Leone, Water Supply & Sanitation, Poverty Reduction, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Human Capital Development, Education, Climate Change, Infrastructure, Fragile States Facility, Global Environment Facility (GEF), Rural Water Supply & Sanitation Initiative, ADF
23/09/2013 - The Board of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved the conversion of the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) – a bilateral trust fund established with funding from the Government of Denmark and administered by the AfDB – into a multi-donor trust fund with a wider remit.
20/09/2013 - « Accès à l’énergie en Afrique : facteurs clés de succès pour le développement de projets durables », c’est le thème abordé lors d’un atelier, mercredi 18 septembre 2013, par la coordinatrice du portefeuille Climate Investment Funds à la Banque africaine de développement (BAD), Mafalda Duarte, et quatre autres intervenants.
Categories: France, Climate Change, Environment, Energy & Power, Climate Investment Funds (CIF), Regional Integration, Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Human Capital Development, Youth, Gender, Poverty Reduction, Civil Society, Education, Water Supply & Sanitation, Health
13/09/2013 - The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the French Development Agency (AFD) signed an Exchange of Letters on September 13, 2013, in Tunis. The Exchange of Letters was signed by the AfDB President, Donald Kaberuka, and the AFD Director General, Anne Paugam. The AfDB Executive Director for France, Belgium and Spain, François Kruger, was in attendance.
Categories: Tunisia, France, Belgium, Spain, Partnerships, Agriculture & Agro-industries, Food Production, Infrastructure, Energy & Power, Climate Change, Environment, Human Capital Development, Transport
12/09/2013 - The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 in Tunis approved a US $21.50-million Forest Investment Program (FIP) grant to finance climate change mitigation activities in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
30/08/2013 - The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has won approval of a $21.5 million grant from the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) to jump-start sustainable management of its critically important forest sector to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and strengthen forest governance.
14/08/2013 - Les activités du Projet d’aménagement des bassins versants et d’amélioration de la résilience climatique (PABVARC) ont été officiellement lancées le 9 août dernier au Burundi, au siège du projet, à Mahwa, dans le centre du pays.
23/07/2013 - African Development Bank experts in energy, transport, water supply and sanitation, agriculture, and forestry have begun hands-on training to implement a solid approach to track climate finance flows in Bank-funded development projects.
12/07/2013 - For the fifth time the African Development Bank was a co-organizer of the Africa Carbon Forum (ACF) along with UN agencies, the World Bank and the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA). This important forum was held from July 3-5, 2013 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
Categories: Côte d’Ivoire, Climate Change, Energy & Power, Environment, Climate Investment Funds (CIF), Global Environment Facility (GEF), Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa, African Carbon Support Program, Transport, Information & Communication Technology, Water Supply & Sanitation, Economic & Financial Governance, Agriculture & Agro-industries